Just when I was actually starting to warm up to the bike shorts trend that had me pretty intimidated last summer, the fashion world goes and takes the shorts up to level 10. Yes, denim cycling shorts are the latest iteration of the polarizing trend to emerge, and admittedly, I wasn't ready for them initially.
I mean, let's face it: We've been conditioned to associate longer cutoffs—"jorts," if you will—with bad taste. A quick search of the word on Urban Dictionary confirms this reputation: "a combination of the words 'jean' and 'shorts' used to describe the hideous attire, usually sported by NASCAR aficionados and men over 40."
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